AID ARRIVES, AMIDST CHEERS.. VIDEO.
This, as a result of the brave U.S. Captain who gave himself (as hostage) in exchange for allowing this desperately needed ship to go on.
Post Image Update: 4-12-09
VIDEO UPDATE: By MSM; who are being kept at bay as Crew of Maersk Alabama reach safety of dry land. VIDEO.
MOMBASA, Kenya – Cheering and guarded by Navy Seals, the crew of an American ship reached a Kenyan port Saturday evening without their captain, still held hostage by Somali pirates in a lifeboat hundreds of miles from shore.
Ooops, AP "Cheering story" replaced with this: STORY
Ship security officer, gives interview to FOX...
I might add, many of these people are on rotational days of "food & AID"; in areas where fresh water and medicines are already in scarce supply...
These pirate actions are NOT Islamic actions, nor should they be deemed to represent any valid political statement! Why do I sense an "intellectual speech" waiting in the wings?